Medtech companies need to expand their philosophy: Here’s why

Medtech companies should expand their notion of who their customers are and dig deeper to discern what those customers want, according to health provider- and insurer-connected experts at the recent DeviceTalks Minnesota in St. Paul. Artificial intelligence and the proliferation of healthcare data have made it possible for medtech to consider not just individual patients

Can Minnesota become a healthcare innovation hub?

Minnesota has the institutions and the talent to transform healthcare in the U.S. The question is whether the money will follow. RxFunction makes wearable devices called “Walkasins” that help people with chronic health conditions prevent falls that can lead to serious injury. It took eight painstaking years, though, before the Eden Prairie, Minn.-based startup secured

University of St. Thomas launches healthcare innovation master’s program

The University of St. Thomas’ Opus College of Business in Minneapolis recently announced that it has launched its newest one-year accelerated master’s program in healthcare innovation. The master’s of science program focuses beyond healthcare to bring a better understanding to advancing the landscape and direction that is needed to keep up in the healthcare industry.